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Museo Archeologico Regionale Antonio Salinas

Museo Archeologico Regionale Antonio Salinas has examples of Punic (Carthaginian), ancient Greek, as well as a rare Phoenician sarcophagus.  It contains some of the fine work from the Greek temples of Selinunte, built by the Elymians.  


Yes, those are turtles!

Phoenician sarcophagus circa 1500 BCE,, cover only is original.  Female figure


Gold tiara


Frieze from Selinunte


Artist rendition of a Selinunte temple


Ariel view of Selinute


By Gary Kirkpatrick

Artist and travel blogger.

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